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Town Hall, Church Street, Fortrose

A Category B Listed Building in Fortrose, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.5825 / 57°34'57"N

Longitude: -4.1316 / 4°7'53"W

OS Eastings: 272648

OS Northings: 856721

OS Grid: NH726567

Mapcode National: GBR J85P.85T

Mapcode Global: WH4FY.HPT0

Plus Code: 9C9QHVM9+29

Entry Name: Town Hall, Church Street, Fortrose

Listing Name: Fortrose Church Street, Town Hall

Listing Date: 31 August 1983

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 373155

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB31817

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Fortrose

County: Highland

Town: Fortrose

Electoral Ward: Black Isle

Traditional County: Ross-shire

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Description

1839-41, galleried rectangular church with Gothic detail.
South front and east gable ashlar, north front and west gable
rubble. South front of 4 bays with tall centre windows
originally lighting pulpit; at outer bays doors with gallery
windows above. All openings pointed arched with hood-moulds;
astragals at windows with intersecting traceried tops;
intersecting traceried fanlights above doors. Moulded eaves
course. Slated roof. Interior stripped of gallery and pulpit.
Single storey modern extension on north.

Statement of Interest

Built as Fortrose chapel of east; QUOAD SACRA parish erected,

1873; abandoned as a church, 1931. Contains Mackenzie of

Seaforth portraits, formerly at Brahan Castle.

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